March's Birthstone

Sandra Jordan | 01 March, 2022

            March's Birthstone

For all of those with a March birthday, your birthstone is Aquamarine. Aquamarine takes its name after the Latin word for "ocean" and "water," referring to its blue colour. It is said that in ancient times aquamarine has calming abilities and keep sailor's safe at sea. March's birthstone has also thought to strength the happiness of a marriage and is the gemstone to celebrate 19th wedding anniversary.

The colour of aquamarine is a green-blue to blue and is usually a light blue pastel green. The gemstone is a variety of the mineral beryl, which is the same material as emerald, however emerald is a green to bluish green colour. When an aquamarine is heat treated the gemstone appears to be more of a blueish tone.


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